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Nieuw Amsterdam has an overall score of 4.1 out of 5
based on 8 guests we surveyed after their cruise.

Category Overall Cabin Dining Entertainment Service
Average rating

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Browse all Nieuw Amsterdam cruise reviews and ratings below.

Reviewed by Overall Cabin Dining Entertainment Service
Belinda J
26 Sep 2017
Marian R
15 Aug 2017
David W
28 Jun 2017
Denise E
15 Jul 2014
Ian D
19 Jun 2014
Ron M
3 Jun 2013
Elizabeth B
31 Oct 2012
Lynette mary W
21 Aug 2012
Nieuw Amsterdam — Ship Review Rating: 4.1 out of 5 based on 8 ratings.
Nieuw Amsterdam

Holland America Line

Ship facts

Star rating: Nieuw Amsterdam star rating
Maiden voyage: 2010
Number of decks: 12
Tonnage: 86700
Cabins: 1053
Passenger capacity: 2106
Number of crew: 929

What's onboard? ▼

  • Navigator personal device planner
  • Atrium social centre
  • Art collections with audio tour
  • Curated shore tours, talks, maps, guides
  • Shops duty free
  • Theme cruises: wine,
  • Spa suites/staterooms
  • Pinnacle & Neptune Suites Lounge & Concierge
  • COMPLIMENTARY DINING
  • Main Dining Room
  • Culinary Council Dinner
  • Fixed seating/time, or flexible dining
  • Gala attire (once per week)
  • Lido Market
  • In-room dining menu 24h
  • COVER CHARGE DINING
  • Tamarind (pan-Asian)
  • Canaletto (Italian)
  • Pinnacle Grill (beef, seafood: lunch, dinner)
  • Pinnacle – Le Cirque
  • Pinnacle – Rudi’s Sel de Mer (seafood)
  • Master Chef’s Table
  • CASUAL DINING
  • New York Deli & Pizza
  • Dive In at Terrace Grill (lido snacks)
  • Explorations Café (Internet, NY Times)
  • Neptune Lounge with concierge (suites)
  • Special diets (60 day notice)
  • In-room dining complimentary
  • Late night chocolate, snacks
  • Ice cream bar complimentary
  • Beverage packages
  • Afternoon Teas, one High Tea/cruise
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • The Showroom at Sea theatre
  • BBC Earth productions with live orchestra & film
  • Lincoln Center Stage chamber music
  • Billboard Onboard: two pianos, interactive
  • Lounges and bars
  • Explorers Lounge (library, Internet)
  • Explorations Speakers (longer voyages)
  • Nightclub, dancing
  • B.B.King’s Blues Club
  • In-cabin DVD 1000 titles
  • Cinema Wayang Theatre
  • Casino
  • ACTIVITIES
  • Pools (3)
  • Sliding deck pool roof
  • Whirlpools (5)
  • Sauna, steam rooms
  • Greenhouse Spa & Salon
  • Fitness Centre
  • Classes, walking, jogging
  • Digital Workshop (camera/computer)
  • Culinary Arts Centre (cooking, wine tasting etc)
  • Sports court, table games
  • Photo gallery
  • Shore excursion desk
  • Pre/post cruise tours
  • Wedding packages (value!)
  • Library
  • Religious services
  • Conference facilities
  • Single guests program, dance partners on most sailings
  • UNDER 18
  • Club HAL (3-6, 7-12, 13-17y)
  • Special needs program
  • Port days, after-hours care (pay)
  • The Loft (13-17 y) activities
  • After hours 3-13 y 10pm-12 (pay)
  • Babysitting on sea days for Under 6s (pay)
  • OTHER
  • Weddings (check details)
  • Medical centre
  • Elevators
  • Laundry, dry-cleaning (pay)
  • Cabin mini-bar
  • Internet hotspots, Wi-Fi (pay)
  • Mobile phone roaming
  • Cabin telephone to shore (pay)
  • US 110/European 220V
  • Wheelchair access
  • Service animals allowed
  • Daily newsletter

What's included? ▼

  • All main meals on-board
  • Open/anytime or traditional/set time & multi-venue dining
  • In-cabin dining at no charge
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Activities - organised & individual
  • Kids clubs & teen programs (3-17 y) (Prinsendam 5-17 y)
  • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
  • Special needs requests & service animals allowed
  • Ship-shore-ship transfers
  • Concierge for Pinnacle & Neptune suites

What's excluded? ▼

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Alternate specialty dining venues (unless specified)
  • Casino gaming, bar expenses
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry and/or valet charges
  • Wi-Fi, Internet, satellite/mobile phone & fax charges
  • Passport, visa, vaccination fees
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases to any taxes, fees and port expenses
  • Customary land tour gratuities are welcome
  • Itineraries may change due to unforeseen circumstances
  • Cabins may change for operational reasons
  • GRATIUTIES, SERVICE CHARGES
  • Gratuities USD 14.50 pp/night (suites USD 16.00).
  • Adjust with Guest Relations Manager if service inadequate
  • All charges are subject to change at any time
  • Service charges for bar and Dining Room wine 15%
  • Service charges for spa and salon 18%
  • REMINDERS
  • Check passport valid for 6 months after end of voyage
  • Check stateroom ‘responsible adult’ requirements when booking
  • Confirm with bank and ship ahead of cruise your credit/debit card intentions
  • Check dress code: Formal, best black-tie look; Smart Casual, dress to impress; casual, shorts for b’fast & lunch
  • Smoking on board in designated areas only
  • Don’t bring an aerial drone

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Happy Customers

Everything we did through Clean Cruising was excellent the follow up etc was soo good"
- Denis G